Lifemark Seniors Wellness is one of the largest rehabilitation focused companies dedicated to providing therapy solutions for seniors.
With over 30 years of experience, we are a preferred partner of more than 185 LTC homes, 55 retirement communities and provide over 180 senior dwellings with physiotherapy, occupational therapy and therapeutic group exercise programming.
As Canada's largest physiotherapy company, our purpose is : Movement to a better life. For our staff, the Lifemark difference is based on 4 pillars : We foster innovative thinking;
assist with career development; we support personal health and wellness; and devoted to making a real impact in the communities that we live and work in.
We have an exciting opportunity for an Exercise Therapist / Physiotherapy Assistant to join our growing team!
Location : Burlington and surrounding regions
Start date : Immediately
Schedule : Monday-Friday (22 hours / week) Status : Permanent Part-Time
We have gone above and beyond to ensure the safety of our patients and employees with PPE provided, the spacing of patients, screening, and more.
Extensive safety protocols and procedures have been put into place and are mandatory.
In this role you will :
Implement exercise and education programs for seniors that focus on increasing mobility, pain relief, building strength, and improving balance
Provide a consistent approach to prevent falls, reduce injuries, improve awareness of safety within the participant’s daily activities, develop an
understanding of risks, falls prevention strategies, post-fall injuries, as well as increase participants’ independence, cognition, mobility and quality of life
Prepare and maintain progress reports and basic metrics on participants and produces data as requested
Be responsible for classroom setup and ensuring participants are able to enter the program site
Attentively monitor residents while utilizing exercise equipment; promote and demonstrate safe use of all equipment as well as proper infection control
practices for equipment
Support and participate in the development and implementation of programs and objectives
Accurately data collect data for reporting
Participate in the ongoing education of residents within the scope of the programs
Graduate of a university Kinesiology degree program
First Aid (CPR & AED) Certification
A valid Vulnerable Sector screening check
Must have a full drivers license, reliable car and willingness to travel between sites throughout the region
Must have a home office set up with all personal devices computer, phone, internet to make calls to clients and provide live stream classes
Experience with seniors & group programming is an asset